Job: ASDOH - AEGD Dental Assistant

5850 E. Still Circle Mesa, AZ 85206
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Pay: from $14.54/hour

Vacation and Paid Time Off of 10 days of vacation annually. Paid Holidays. Medical Leave ATSU grants up to 10 days per calendar year for illness of short or temporary duration. Health Care Insurance is available: The health insurance program is a comprehensive major medical program, which includes a pharmacy plan, and if elected, dental coverage. Three plan options are available and dependent coverage is available for the families of employees, with the College sharing in the cost of premiums.

Posted: 08/11/2014

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 785/786

Job Description

Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health at A.T. Still University is seeking applications for a full-time Dental Assistant to work in the Advanced Education of General Dentistry program at the Mesa Clinic. Responsibilities include: Assisting students, residents and faculty while treating patients; Ensuring dental unit is stocked with supplies as determined by the Dental Assistant Supervisor and/or faculty Director; Ensuring correct armamentarium is available for procedures; Maintaining organization and cleanliness of unit; Maintaining suction lines, traps and DUWL; Obtaining instruments from dispensary, delivering dirty instruments back to dispensary; Sterilization of instruments as necessary.

Skills / Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent. Must be CPR and X-Ray certified, as well as trained and certified to provide chairside assistance for dental students and faculty. Must have 2-3 years previous dental assisting experience. Knowledgeable in OSHA standards, aseptic procedures, HIPAA regulations, sterilization, infection control, and all dental procedures and supplies. Professional appearance and strong communication, facilitation, and organizational skills a must. Must also have basic computer skills and experience with Dentrix software is preferred.

Important Notes

Must be CPR and X-Ray certified

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